Renting with pets

Pet bond: Renting with pets in Australia

If you're renting with pets, you may be asked to pay a pet bond when you sign your lease. However, the rules around pet bonds are different across Australia.

15 ways to keep your indoor cat happy

To protect our native wildlife, who never evolved with such an efficient predator, it’s imperative we keep our cats contained – all day, every day.

What is Love Your Pet Day and how do we celebrate it?

February 20 is Love Your Pet Day, the national day designed for pampering your pet with a little extra love and affection.

How climate change can complicate pet ownership

This summer’s bushfires and heatwaves may have led you to wonder how climate change will shape our lives. But have you given any thought to how it might affect your pets?

8 things we do that really confuse our dogs

Dog behaviour is extraordinarily flexible – this is why we can keep them in our homes and take them to cafes with us at the weekend.

Can you read your cat’s facial expressions?

Despite the popularity of cats, as anyone who has been around a cat knows, reading cats is not always an easy task. Can you do it?

Hot dogs and cool cats: keeping pets cool

As the weather heats up, Australian households won’t just be cranking up the air conditioning for themselves. Some households will be turning it on...

Photos: Pets in Christmas costumes

It's confirmed. Your pets have great Christmas outfits. They came covered in tinsel and in cute costumes. Here are our favourites from our rent.com.au Christmas Pet Photo Competition.

How to plan for animals in emergencies

There are disaster management plans for animals in some states in Australia. Knowing about these plans can help you reduce the risk to your loved ones.

Dogs really can chase away loneliness

Feeling lonely? A dog may help. Our research out today confirms what many dog owners already know: dogs are great companions that can help you to feel less lonely.

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